Knowledge of Internet Security best practices, attack and defense strategies is rapidly becoming a required skill for today's Information Technology worker. There are few opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience in IT risk analysis, auditing methodologies and incident response. The certificate in Information Security and Analytics introduces students to the fundamentals of computer and network security, teaches students how to analyze a client/server IT infrastructure for security weaknesses, and gives practical experience in analyzing common practices for security vulnerabilities that could result in the loss of sensitive company and customer information. It also provides the advanced network security knowledge to allow students to build trustworthy systems and to protect critical infrastructures through an understanding of how to engineer and evaluate relevant security solutions. The certificate also examines the use of business intelligence and analytics in data rich organizations and explores the development and application of business intelligence and analytics solutions to various types of decision problems.
To earn the certificate in Information Security and Analytics, students must complete the following courses:
|ECE 5585||Information Security & Trust I|
|ECE 5586||Information Security & Trust II|
|BIT 5524||Introduction to Business Intelligence & Analytics|
|BIT 5534||Advanced Business Intelligence & Analytics|